TOT Visual Acuity test

 Institute name
 Department of Ophthalmology/ Preah Ang Doung hospital
 Cambodia/ Phnom Penh
 Contact person
 Dr. Do Seiha  (National PBL and Vision 2020 Coordinator)
 Consortium partner
 The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF)
 Main funding bodies
 AusAID, FHF and MoH
 Course Information
 Course name
 TOT in Visual Acuity Test (Childhood Blindness)
 Course website
 3 days
 Formal or informal **
 Informal: according to the number of candidates
 Curriculum content
  • Concept of School Vision Screening

  • Common eye diseases in

  • Monitoring and Evaluation (Form)

  • How to take visual acuity with children

  • Amblyopia

  • Refractive Error 

Registration and Recognition
 National Program for Eye Health, MoH
 Prerequisite qualifications
 Ophthalmic Nurse/ Eye Nurse Certificate
 Frequency (timing)
 Upon the need
 Number of positions available
 20 candidates 
 Sponsored by Gov’t or Eye NGOs partners
 Year established
 Khmer and partially English
 Scholarship opportunities
 Local Government Eye Care Personnel
 Internship possibilities/ linkages   and partnerships
 Environment: internet, computers,  library 
 Available Internet and reference at resource centre, at Department of Ophthalmology.
 Equipment and proactive labs (partnerships with hospitals)
 Basic Training Material
 Training of trainers
 Trainer qualification levels
 Ophthalmologists and Senior Refractionists
 Text books and materials
 Available at the resource centre
 Other notes